Producer And Announcer, All Things Considered
Crystal Ligori is the producer and newscaster for "All Things Considered" and produces the weekly radio program "Literary Arts: The Archive Project."
Before joining OPB, Crystal worked the active rock station KUFO in Portland. In addition to her on-air role, she was the interim music director and hosted a weekly, local music show. Before moving to Portland, Crystal worked at modern music station KZZU in Spokane, Washington, and at student-run radio station KBGA in Missoula, Montana.
Crystal earned her degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana. While there, she earned a Society of Professional Journalists award for television feature reporting and a Hearst Journalism Award for broadcast news radio features. Crystal is also a freelance voiceover artist.
The man who runs the Mount St. Helens webcam is out on furlough. He's worried about money, and embarrassed at how the shutdown is impacting his work.
This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project" features the 1988 appearance by John Updike as reads from various works, including poems and an essay, and discusses his then 35-year career in this rare recording.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", a discussion between authors Lauren Groff and Rachel Kushner at Portland Book Festival 2018, moderated by John Freeman, editor of Freeman’s anthology.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", poet and editor Heid E. Erdrich moderates a conversation between native poets Trevino L. Brings Plenty, Laura Da’, and Layli Long Soldier, all of whom are featured in the new anthology "Poets of Native Nations".
On tonight's episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", a conversation with Abbi Jacobson, co-creator and star of the hit series "Broad City" and author of "I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff", a hilarious and poignant collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.
A program in Eugene sends crisis workers out on mental health crisis calls, rather than police. Also, a new species of mushroom was found in southern Oregon. And we sit down with state Rep. Teresa Alonso Leon.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Sam Sifton, food editor of the New York Times, interviews chef On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Sam Sifton, food editor of the New York Times, interviews chef Edward Lee about his new book, "Buttermilk Graffiti: A Chef’s Journey to Discover America’s New Melting-Pot Cuisine".
Fewer international students are attending OSU and PSU. A passenger ferry may start running between Portland and Vancouver. And we catch up on the latest regional business news.
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A doctor takes on a pressing issue in her profession: physicians who die by suicide. And, we learn how the online hype of Stanich's burger caused the Portland restaurant to close.
This episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project" features cultural critic Margo Jefferson. Tonight she explores the meaning of “We” in “We the People” as part of the University of Oregon Humanities Center’s 2017–18 Kritikos Lecture Series.
On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," a staged reading of Oregon Book Award winner Cindy Williams Gutiérrez's original play, "Words That Burn."
New Yorker staff writer George Packer gives a talk on the subject of “American Identity in the Age of Trump” as part of the University of Oregon Humanities Center’s 2017–18 Kritikos Lecture Series.